Nevada vs. Idaho Incorporation Comparison

Idaho may be a great place to do business and operate a business, but it’s tax requirements make it less than ideal for incorporation. Idaho has 7.6% corporate income tax and up to 7.8% personal income tax. While Idaho has no tax on corporate shares or gift tax, Idaho does have franchise tax, unitary tax and estate tax. Nevada on the other hand, has none of these. Nevada also has some very favorable asset protection policies that make Nevada a great place to incorporate your business. To see a complete breakdown of the benefits of incorporating in Nevada vs, Idaho, please check out the chart below.

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Tax Foundation's, Corporate Tax Ranking Index 1 19
Personal Income Tax NONE 1.6% - 7.8%
Tax Foundations, Personal Income Tax Ranking Index 1 34
No Franchise Tax
No Tax on corp shares
No Gift Tax
No Unitary Tax
No Estate Tax
Statutory Indemnification of Officers, Directors & Employees
Charging Order Protection for Corporation
Charging Order is Creditor's Sole Remedy for LLC or Corporation
Highest Standard of Corporate Veil Protection
Series LLC Allowed
Business Court *

* rankings accurate as of 2013


Why Nevada?

  • You can live and run your business in any state and still incorporate in Nevada.
  • Forming your entity involves no minimum capital requirements
  • Lawsuit proof laws - If your business does get sued, your personal assets will stay safe.
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